, Volume 30, Issue 7–8, pp 421–423 | Cite as

Determination of carbofuran in a nutrient solution by GLC/NPD and HPLC

  • C. F. Ling
  • G. Pérez-Melián
  • F. Jiménez-Conde
  • E. Revilla


Two analytical methods using GC/NPD and HPLC to analyse carbofuran in a nutrient solution used in hydroponic culture are described. Both methods show a high recovery, (greater than 90%), and their limits of detection are low.

Key Words

Gas chromatography Column liquid chromatography Carbofuran Hydroponics 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. Ling
    • 1
  • G. Pérez-Melián
    • 1
  • F. Jiménez-Conde
    • 2
  • E. Revilla
    • 3
  1. 1.Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Departmento de Química AnalíticaUniversidad Politécnica de Las PalmasLas Palmas de Gran CanariaSpain
  2. 2.Servicio AgrícolaCaja Insular de Ahorros de CanariasLas Palmas de Gran CanariaSpain
  3. 3.Departmento de Química Agrícola, Geología y GeoquímicaUniversidad Autónoma de MadridMadridSpain

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